Seismography
Seismography Seis*mog"ra*phy, n. 1. A writing about, or a description of, earthquakes. [1913 Webster]

2. The art of registering the shocks and undulatory movements of earthquakes. [1913 Webster]


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  • seismography — noun see seismograph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seismography — seismographer, n. /suyz mog reuh fee, suys /, n. 1. the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes. 2. seismology. [1860 65; SEISMO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • seismography — noun a) The measurement and recording of earthquakes and other ground vibrations. b) The study of these records, seismology …   Wiktionary

  • seismography — n. measurement and recording of the vibrations of earthquakes with a seismograph …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seismography — seis·mog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • seismography — seis•mog•ra•phy [[t]saɪzˈmɒg rə fi, saɪs [/t]] n. 1) gel the scientific measuring and recording of the shock and vibrations of earthquakes 2) gel seismology • Etymology: 1860–65 seis•mog′ra•pher, n …   From formal English to slang

  • seismography — /saɪzˈmɒgrəfi/ (say suyz mogruhfee) noun 1. the scientific description of earthquake phenomena. 2. the science of the use of the seismograph …   Australian English dictionary

  • seismography — noun the measurement of tremors and shocks and undulatory movements of earthquakes • Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑mensuration * * *  ̷ ̷ˈmägrəfē, fi noun ( es) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • seismographer —  ̷ ̷ˈmägrəfə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: seismography + er : a specialist in seismography : seismologist * * * seismogˈrapher noun • • • Main Entry: ↑seismo …   Useful english dictionary

  • seismograph — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1858 an apparatus to measure and record vibrations within the earth and of the ground • seismographer noun • seismographic adjective • seismography noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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